What is the IUPAC name of trimethyl amine? Can we give it an IUPAC name or not? If not then does it mean the IUPAC naming system is limited?


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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to StackExchange. Your question shows zero effort and might be closed as such. Edit it to include more info. $\endgroup$ – Pritt Balagopal Jun 15 '17 at 11:51

Of course there's a IUPAC name for trimethyl amine. If IUPAC wouldn't be able to name such simple molecules it would be completely useless.

The systematic name is: N,N-Dimethylmethanamine

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    $\begingroup$ While your answer is correct, we prefer to not spoon-feed the askers. Such an info is right there on Wikipedia. $\endgroup$ – Pritt Balagopal Jun 15 '17 at 11:50
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    $\begingroup$ @PrittBalagopal well, then let us just be consequent and delete such questions right away. Downvoting a correct answer is even worse than answering on a pretty effortless question. (and some language versions of wikipedia don't list IUPAC names...) $\endgroup$ – DSVA Jun 15 '17 at 11:54
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    $\begingroup$ When you hover over the downvote button, it says: this post is not useful. I believe this is so, as it doesn't help the community by helping askers who cannot help themselves. We are closing the question. You were apparently quite quick to answer it. $\endgroup$ – Pritt Balagopal Jun 15 '17 at 12:37

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